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Title:School Effects and Labor Market Outcomes for Young Adults in the 1980s and 1990s PDF Logo
Authors:Konstantopoulos, Spyros
Constant, Amelie F.
Issue Date:2003
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 671
Abstract:This study examines high school effects on the labor market success of young adults, above and beyond individual and family characteristics. We employ data from two longitudinal, nationally probability samples: the National Longitudinal Study and the High School and Beyond study and the 5th and 4th follow-up studies respectively. We employ multi-level models and adjust for selection into the labor force. Our findings reveal that there are differential, enduring school effects on future earnings for individuals attending different schools.
Subjects:school effects
multi-level models
labor market performance
school heterogeneity
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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